Healing of Snake Bites: the rescue kit Michel Legros
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Small rescue kit for snakebite healing.
Manufactured by a pharmacist from Limoges, Michel LEGROS.
Aluminum case with beautiful relief illustration always in its packing box.
At the beginning of the 20th century, Michel Legros, a pharmacist in Limoges, was a great connoisseur of botany.
He has developed a product that heals people bitten by a venomous snake with impressive speed.
Hunters, sinners and farmers in the region rush to his dispensary to get this kit.
The metal box contains four bulbs, filled with an herbal product, and a syringe.
His kit became famous all over France and even abroad until the 1960s.
-a glass syringe
-4 ampoules of orange serum,
-1 needle for syringe
Late 1940s or 1950s.
The top of the kit is scratched and fouled
Case dimensions: 8 x 7.5cm